An artist’s rendering shows the proposed open community space in the Hill District.

Penguins present plans for Civic Arena site

The details were part of the preliminary land development plan the hockey team submitted to the city of Pittsburgh.

about 4 hours ago

 Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers slaps hands with the fans after defeating the Detroit Lions 24-7 during the game at Bank of America Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Leader of new wave of NFL quarterbacks awaits Steelers

Stopping Carolina quarterback Cam Newton will be the No. 1 defensive priority Sunday night.

about 4 hours ago

 Sidney Crosby participates in the Penguins training camp at CONSOL Energy Center on Friday, September 19, 2014.

Penguins open training camp with a surprise

Sidney Crosby shrugs off injury, surprises everybody by taking part in most of the first practice at training camp

about 4 hours ago

 Pirates starter Charlie Morton deliver against the Red Sox at PNC Park Tuesday.

Pirates notebook: Charlie Morton has setback, will not start Sunday

Right-handed starter dealing with pain again after bullpen session; Vance Worley to start Sunday against the Milwaukee Brewers.

about 4 hours ago

 Sidney Crosby models the Penguins' new third jersey, which is nearly identical to the road black jersey the team wore during its Stanley Cup-winning seasons of 1990-91 and 1991-92.

Penguins notebook: Determining depth chart in the net not an easy task

The Penguins must settle on a No. 3 goalie as well as No. 2 goaltender for this season.

about 4 hours ago

 Andrew McCutchen signals to the Pirates dugout after hitting a triple Friday night against the Brewers at PNC Park.

Big win leads Pirates to unfamiliar territory

Of what little we know of the playoff race, one thing was certain: Russell Martin’s blast gave the Pirates an elusive fifth consecutive win.

about 4 hours ago

Penn State trustees will decide whether to revisit Freeh Report

Chairman Keith Masser said the board discussed the controversial report during its executive session Friday in University Park.

about 4 hours ago

 Matt Freed/Post-Gazette August 30, 2014  Pitt's James Conner carries as he's taken down by Delaware's C.J. Jones in the first quarter at Heinz Field Saturday afternoon.

Pitt-Iowa about giving up on ground

It’s strength against strength when the undefeated Panthers take the Hawkeyes of the Big Ten.

about 4 hours ago

Penn State's special teams a work in progress

Nittany Lions coaches expect intensity, unity and success from special teams, but the unit is yet to meet expectations.

about 4 hours ago

 West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett carries the ball during the first half of a game against Towson in Morgantown, W.Va., earlier this month.

No. 4 Oklahoma poses major threat to West Virginia

The Mountaineers (2-1) looking to prolong their revival against the Sooners in a Big 12 conference matchup at home.

about 4 hours ago

 Apollo-Ridge's Tre Tipton gets by Shady Side Academy's Eric Yoest Friday night at Michael J. Farrell Stadium.

Apollo-Ridge's victory run is twice as fun

Tre Tipton and Duane Brown continued their dominance on the ground at Shady Side Academy, leading Apollo-Ridge to a 46-20 win.

about 4 hours ago

Mathis sparks Penn Hills' potent offense in victory

In a game in which Penn Hills had 488 rushing yards, Malik Mathis had 132 yards and two touchdowns in a 41-21 win against Mt. Lebanon.

about 3 hours ago

Class AAAA roundup: North Hills recovers 
to remain unbeaten

The Indians allowed a big comeback, but then pulled off a rally of their own to stay perfect and keep Seneca Valley winless.

about 4 hours ago

Class AA roundup: Big rally carries New Brighton

New Brighton mounted a furious rally to score 49 unanswered points for a 59-34 victory against visiting Beaver Area.

about 4 hours ago

City League roundup: Unversity Prep QB scores big

Ron Brown threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more to lead University Prep to a 46-26 win against Perry.

about 4 hours ago

Fantasy Fool: Week 3 Starters & Benchwarmers

If you’re looking for help with your real starting lineup conundrums, read on.

about 4 hours ago

District football preview: Robert Morris looks to rebound

After losing, 50-3, last week at Lafayette — the second-worst loss in the program’s 20 years — the Colonials must regroup at Dayton.

about 4 hours ago

Larry Walsh on biiking: Progress Fund gets new grant

The Progress Fund, which has financed 29 businesses on the Great Allegheny Passage, received a $2 million federal grant for future loans.

about 4 hours ago

Football Summaries: Game-by-Game Friday

Summaries from Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

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Football Leaders: Rushing, Passing, Receiving

Individual leaders from Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

about 3 hours ago

 Russell Martin scores after putting the Pirates ahead with a three-run shot against the Brewers at PNC Park.

Russell Martin bombs Brewers, Pirates win on 8th inning homer, 4-2

Catcher Russell Martin spoiled a dominating start by the Brewers’ Yovani Gallardo, homering off former teammate Jonathan Broxton.

about 4 hours ago

 The Penguins' Sidney Crosby participates in training camp drills today at CONSOL Energy Center.

Crosby makes surprise appearance at Penguins training camp

Team officials had said Thursday that Sidney Crosby, along with Evgeni Malkin, would miss the early part of camp because of injuries.

about 17 hours ago

NFL Commissioner Goodell apologizes, pledges changes to domestic violence policy

Roger Goodell said “I got it wrong” and outlined initiatives to improve the NFL’s handling of domestic violence and sexual assault cases.

about 12 hours ago

 NFL commissioner Roger Goodell

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to discuss domestic violence issues today

Goodell is holding a 3 p.m. news conference in New York on the league’s personal conduct policy and domestic violence issues.

about 14 hours ago

 Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury makes a save during the players informal practice Sept. 14 at the Iceoplex at Southpointe.

Penguins seek answers to many questions

The Penguins are conducting their first on-ice training camp workouts today at Consol Energy Center.

1 day ago

 Mike Mitchell was penalized on this hit on Ravens receiver Steve Smith in the third quarter Sept 11. Mitchell said he will start aiming for the knees on tackles to avoid fines and penalties for high hits.

On the Steelers: Mike Mitchell to change tackling style to avoid fines

Steelers safety Mike Mitchell is frustrated by penalties and fines that force him to aim for knees when tackling.

1 day ago

 Beau Bennett takes a roughing penalty on a hit on Daniel Carcillo, then with the New York Rangers, in the second period of Game 1 of the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs May 2 at Consol Energy Center.

Penguins notebook: Carcillo returns with grit intact

Physical forward Daniel Carcillo hoping for a longer stay with the Penguins this time around.

1 day ago

 Gerrit Cole delivers Thursday against the Red Sox at PNC Park.

Ron Cook: Cole shows he thrives on big stage

Thursday night, Gerrit Cole looked like the pitcher who rolled through September a year ago.

1 day ago

 Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz is quite familiar with Paul Chryst and his approach.

Pitt's Paul Chryst, Iowa's Kirk Ferentz go back to Big Ten days

The Panthers’ Paul Chryst and Hawkeyes coach Kirk Ferentz, an Upper St. Clair graduate, are far from strangers.

1 day ago

 Penn State receiver DaeSean Hamilton has formed a formidable duo with Geno Lewis.

Penn State WR duo sets record pace so far

Penn State's newest receiving combination of DaeSean Hamilton and Geno Lewis might be an unlikely mix, but is on a record-setting pace.

1 day ago

 Seton-LaSalle's Danzel McKinley-Lewis breaks through the Steel Valley defensive line in the first half Friday at Steel Valley.

Seton-LaSalle defense clamps down to beat Steel Valley

The No. 3 Rebels held star running back DeWayne Murray in check to pick up a hard-fought win in the Class AA Century Conference.

about 4 hours ago

 Fans watch a game between Riverview and Monessen on Saturday, September 6, 2014 sitting on lawn chairs behind the end zone at Oakmont's Riverside Park, Riverview's home field. The Raiders have been playing homes games on Saturday afternoons since the school was formed in 1971.

Varsity Xtra: Saturday games become a rarity

Saturday afternoon high school football games in the WPIAL are like telephone booths. You can't find many of them any more.

1 day ago

Class AAA roundup: Ringgold tops West Mifflin

The Rams pulled off an upset of the fourth-ranked team with a Big Nine Conference victory.

about 4 hours ago

 Starter Gerrit Cole delivers against the Red Sox Thursday night at PNC Park.

Bob Smizik: Pirates primed for final 10

This higher level of play puts them in a good place for the final 10 games of the season.

about 22 hours ago

 Penn-Trafford coach John Ruane talks to his team in this undated photo.

Varsity Notes: Ruane content at P-T

John Ruane has almost quietly pushed Penn-Trafford into the upper echelon of Class AAAA programs.

1 day ago

Class A roundup: Avonworth remains unbeaten

Josh Drwal helped the Antelopes stay perfect with a non-conference rout of Shenango.

about 3 hours ago

 Alyvia Kluska of Greensburg Central Catholic played against her sister in the WPIAL Class AA girls singles championships Thursday at Shady Side Academy.

WPIAL tennis championships: Greensburg Central sisters' act settles Class AA

With the first set tied between sisters Alyvia and Michaela Kluska, the unexpected happened, resulting in a Class AA WPIAL title for Alyvia.

1 day ago

Game of the Week: Century's battle of unbeatens features some familiar foes

Damon Rosol and Rod Steele first crossed paths in seventh grade at the Washington Education Center in Lawrenceville.

1 day ago

Local auto racing: World of Outlaws action comes to Lernerville

Points leader Donny Schatz chases the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars title Saturday night in the Commonwealth Clash at Lernerville.

1 day ago

Pirates notebook: Walker cleans up at right time

The cleanup slot has been in good hands with Neil Walker, who has provided plenty of offense for the Pirates lately.

1 day ago

 Cortez Allen breaks up a pass intended for Dennis Pitta Sept. 11 against the Ravens. The Steelers are one of three teams that haven’t forced a turnover this season. “We have to get people in longer-yardage situations to get those turnovers,” defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau said.

Steelers notebook: Lack of turnovers still huge issue

Turnovers point way to winning and losing, and few teams know that better than the Steelers.

1 day ago

District Fishing Report: 9.19.14

A roundup of what’s biting on regional waterways.

1 day ago

The Fumbler: Likes big numbers and he cannot lie

The Fumbler is no hot dog but he relishes posting big numbers: he went 52-14 in his Week 1 picks and 51-14 in Week 2.

1 day ago

Note to Soccer Coaches

The Post-Gazette plans to publish boys and girls soccer scoring leaders next week.

1 day ago

 Starter Gerrit Cole delivers against the Red Sox Thursday night  at PNC Park.

Cole, Marte shine to clinch another Pirates winning season

Thursday’s game was tighter than the previous two iterations, but the outcome was the same.

1 day ago

 Serra Catholic defender Clara Almeter, left, and South Allegheny midfielder Haley Wackowski fight for possession on a throw-in Wednesday. Serra Catholic won, 3-2.

Hopewell breaks Central Valley's streak in girls soccer

The Central Valley girls soccer team held the longest unbeaten streak in the state until Hopewell put an end to it Wednesday.

1 day ago

 Penguins' Pascal Dupuis scores on Flames goaltender Karri Ramo iduring a game in December at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh.

Penguins training camp kicks off Friday: Johnston eager to try out combos

New coach Mike Johnston eager to see the pieces fit when the Penguins begin on-ice, training-camp workouts Friday.

1 day ago

 The lone member of the Committee on Governance and Long Range Planning to vote against Thursday's proposal was alumni trustee Anthony Lubrano.

Reorganization would add to Penn State board of trustees

A proposal would provide give representation to students, faculty and the alumni association but also keep the nine alumni board members.

1 day ago

 Pittsburgh Pirates' Ike Davis, left, rounds the bases past Boston Red Sox second baseman Mookie Betts after hitting a three-run home run in the fifth inning of a game Wednesday night at PNC Park.

Gene Collier: Pirates banging away toward playoff bid

A win Wednesday night against Boston marked the 49th consecutive game in which the Pirates had a least one extra-base hit.

2 days ago

 The Steelers' Mike Mitchell dives to try to stop Ravens' Owen Daniels in the third quarter Sept. 11 at M&T Bank Stadium.

No fines for Steelers' Mitchell and Polamalu

Mike Mitchell and Troy Polamalu were penalized for unnecessary roughness, aiding the Ravens on a touchdown drive that gave them a 17-6 lead.

1 day ago


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